MISSION SONGS PROJECT by Jessie Lloyd MISSION SONGS PROJECT by Jessie Lloyd

Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy. Produced by Performing Lines

Event Details

Searching for the secular songs that were sung after church, Jessie Lloyd explores the day to day life on the missions, settlements and reserves through music.

Presented as an acoustic trio, Jessie Lloyd takes audiences on a musical journey across Australia. She engages through intimate storytelling, moving harmonies and historical insights. Using humour and truth to share the voices of elders as they would around a warm campfire or kitchen table.

From cultural identity to love and loss, these rare songs performed by an extraordinary trio of Indigenous musicians consist of almost forgotten stories that illuminate the history of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait elders, families and communities.

Mission Songs Project is produced by Performing Lines and supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, and the Indigenous Languages and Arts program.

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Date

21 April, 2020

Time

7:30pm

Location

Darebin Arts Centre, Cnr St Georges Road and Bell Street, Preston

Duration

60 mins no interval

Cost

Group of 4 or more $27, Darebin Resident $30, Full $33, Concession and students $27

Darebin City Council
274 Gower St, Preston Victoria 3072

Phone: (03) 8470 8888
Fax: (03) 8470 8888